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4 and 5, High West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7153 / 50°42'54"N

Longitude: -2.4374 / 2°26'14"W

OS Eastings: 369217

OS Northings: 90716

OS Grid: SY692907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFVV

Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.27Y

Entry Name: 4 and 5, High West Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104345

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 4 and 5
SY 6990 7/240
Mid C19. Formerly Williams' Bank (founded in 1786 by the Williamses of Bridehead,
subsequently patrons of Benjamin Ferrey); 1897 absorbed into Wiltshire and
Dorset Bank. Ashlar Bath stone. 3 storeys. Very elaborate and heavy moulded
stone eaves cornice with modillions. Moulded stone cornice on 2 ornamental
consoles over ground floor. Rusticated quoins. Arcaded ground floor, of which
2 outer arches contain 2 6 panelled doors and semi-circular fanlights, and
2 inner arches have sashes with semi- circular heads. Soffits moulded, jambs
panelled, spandrels panelled. 4 ranges of sashes to 1st and 2nd floors, all
with elaborate moulded architraves, and dentilled pediments to those on 1st
floor. Panelled chimneys with elaborate cornicing and acroteria.

Listing NGR: SY6921590712

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